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Tale of Two Pigs Is One Way to Divine China’s Economic Future

  • Shift to consumer-focused economy is boosting demand for meat
  • Slower manufacturing means less need for steel and pig iron

China wants an economy driven by consumption and not investment. That means putting more spare ribs on the table and forging fewer girders for skyscrapers.

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